Tag Archives: voter suppression

Breaking: PA court upholds controversial voter ID law

TweetCrap.  A Pennsylvania court has upheld the state’s controversial voter ID law which could disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters.  Elderly voters and people of color are disproportionately impacted by the law and the failure to block the law could impact the outcome in the key battleground state in November.  Via Talking Points Memo: Commonwealth Court [...]
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Not So Slick, Rick: Department of Justice suing Florida over voter purge

Tweet Finally. On the same day Rick Scott announced that Florida will be suing the Dept. of Homeland Security to access a database believed to hold information about the citizenship status of Florida voters, the Department of Justice announced that they will be suing the state over violating the National Voter Registration Act and the Voting [...]
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Coca-Cola pulls support for group connected to voter suppression

TweetThe right wing funded group the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and it’s generic sounding name has been connected to two recent and wholly unrelated stories.  You may have heard of ALEC recently for lobbying with the NRA for the horrific “Stand Your Ground” law in Florida which allowed George Zimmerman to walk out of [...]
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